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Visible crew/equipment: When Clarence Boddicker (Kurtwood Smith) is killed by Murphy (Peter Weller), Boddicker falls into the steel mill's water, blood spewing from his neck. Sharp eyes are required here to see that there is someone standing against the wall in the background... (01:32:40)

Visible crew/equipment: When ED-209 is being demonstrated for the first time and goes out of control, when the young executive is being shot, repeatedly, by ED-209, you can see packets of red paint strapped to his back, under his suit. (00:11:55)

Visible crew/equipment: Robocop tries to arrest Dick Jones but fails, and an ED-209 is brought in to destroy Robocop. During their fight scene, it fires a missile at Robocop, and you can clearly see the guide-wire that the missiles fly along (especially in slo-mo). (01:09:00)

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Visible crew/equipment: When Clarence is racing away from Lewis near the end of the movie, the camera zooms in on Clarence driving the car and the camera men and camera truck are visible in the reflection of the car. (01:29:35)

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where all the OCP executives are listening to Dick Jones presenting ED-209, and while the "old man" starts talking about Delta City, watch when the camera moves along backwards to show the city model he's talking about and you can see reflected on several TV sets that are on the wall both the camera operator and another man behind him, perhaps the boom operator. (00:09:25)

Visible crew/equipment: When RoboCop is going to the mayors office to stop Miller you can see the camera shadow on the reporters, just after he gets out of the car, and on the police lieutenant when he asks him "What the hell do you think you are doing?". (00:36:58)


Visible crew/equipment: When RoboCop enters the rave party, you can see the shadow of the camera twice, once on dancers, the other on a wall with a neon light picture on it. (00:55:25)


Visible crew/equipment: When Robocop tries to arrest Dick Jones, Robocop's system messes up. In the close shot of Robocop's helmet the whole film crew is visible. (01:10:10)


Visible crew/equipment: When Robocop is riding in his patrol car just before the "Mom and pop" store robbery, if you watch closely as the camera is behind the cage in the car. You can see a camera man's silhouette in the lower right corner enjoying the ride. (00:33:45)

Visible crew/equipment: Just before Clarence Boddicker crashes his SUX into the water, the camera view zooms down to the driver's window. If you look in the paintwork below the drivers window, you can see the camera and operator being reflected. (01:29:35)

Visible crew/equipment: As Robocop first drives out into the city, there is somebody's head in the extreme right side of the frame, even though he's alone in the car.

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Visible crew/equipment: As Robocop walks through the abandoned house, his memories of what it used to look like come into play. The gold vases in his memory reflect the camera crew and equipment.

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Visible crew/equipment: Right after Clarence Boddiker blows off Murphy's hand with a shotgun, Murphy turns around grasping his wrist and begins to face the four criminals that are about to kill him. During this scene of him turning around, you can see a crew members fingers move in the bottom right corner of the frame. We know it's not Boddiker's fingers, as he was just wearing black gloves when he shot off Murphy's hand. (00:22:35)


Continuity mistake: Dick Jones brags (admits?) to Robocop, "I had to kill Bob Morton because he made a mistake. Now, it's time to erase that mistake" while Robocop is crouched on the ground, not only looking away from him from across the room, but also Robocop's eyes are in a vertical position. In the playback, Jones is facing the camera as though it were videotaped or filmed in a studio. (01:10:50 - 01:35:10)

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Robocop: Dead or alive, you're coming with me.

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Trivia: In the original version on the DVD box set, any unauthorized duplication, distribution or exhibition of Robocop will result in criminal prosecution by Enforcement Droids. (01:38:05)

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